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Earlier this week, Anheuser-Busch InBev released its full-year figures for 2016 and, although the markets had been prepared for bad news, an...

Anheuser-Busch InBev 2016 results - Preview

Ahead of the release on Thursday of Anheuser-Busch InBev's results for the fourth quarter and the 12 months of 2016, here's a look at the ev...


Olly Wehring | 9 Mar 2017

Earlier this month, Anheuser-Busch InBev released its full-year results for 2016. While describing the 12-month period as "difficult", the brewer posted a 3% slip in sales and a near-8% decline in operating profits. Here, just-drinks considers ABI's performance over the last five years.


Olly Wehring | 3 Mar 2017

In October, Anheuser-Busch InBev completed the US$103bn acquisition of its main rival, SABMiller. ABI started its move in September 2015, when it notified SAB’s board that it was lining up an offer. Over the ensuing 13 months, a raft of SAB assets were offered for sale as ABI looked to navigate anti-competition hurdles. Here, just-drinks details all the subsequent divestments that ABI completed as part of its pursuit of SAB.


Andy Morton | 2 Mar 2017

Earlier today, Anheuser-Busch InBev issued its results for 2016. The group saw its 12-month profits and sales drop as a challenging year in Brazil hampered performance. Here, just-drinks breaks down the brewer's figures for last year by region and global brand.


Andy Morton | 27 Feb 2017

With just over 20% of the country's total beer market value, the craft category in the US is ahead of the global curve.

Latest Interviews

Lucy Britner | 1 Dec 2016

Sanford Bernstein analyst Trevor Stirling is no stranger to the drinks industry. Having spent the late ‘90s as strategic planning director for Guinness Ireland, he then took on the role of packaged trade director at the company. He followed that by starting his own private-client wine merchant. In 2004, Stirling became an analyst at Bernstein, where he covers the major European brewing and spirits companies. Here, he talks to just-drinks about the role of an analyst, and how he sees the future of the drinks industry shaping up.


Lucy Britner | 13 Oct 2016

Andy Thomas moved up to the CEO position at Craft Brew Alliance in 2014, following several years in the company's commercial operations. Previously, he spent 12 years at Heineken USA - the last two of which were as unit president. Thomas's experience in big brewing has proved useful at CBA, as the company moves to deepen its ties with major shareholder Anheuser-Busch InBev. In part one of this two-part interview, Thomas provides insight into the latest deal, which gives AB InBev a staggered, qualified offer option to acquire CBA.

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Lucy Britner | 21 Mar 2017

Anhesuer-Busch InBev's US unit has lined up a free workout activation for its low-carb beer brand Michelob Ultra, as it looks to tap into continued trends towards health and wellness. 


Lucy Britner | 20 Mar 2017

Anheuser-Busch InBev will maintain SABMiller's tough competitive stance in Africa, the president of Diageo's unit in the region has warned.


Andy Morton | 20 Mar 2017

Craft Brew Alliance has blamed stuttering craft beer growth in the US for full-year sales and volumes declines.


Andy Morton | 16 Mar 2017

Anheuser-Busch InBev's Australian unit, Carlton & United Breweries, is highlighting its Pure Blonde brand's health and fitness credentials in a AUD10m (US$7.7m) marketing push for the low-carb lager.


Olly Wehring | 15 Mar 2017

Anheuser-Busch InBev has confirmed to just-drinks that its chief sales officer has left the group.


Olly Wehring | 15 Mar 2017

Anheuser-Busch InBev has reunited its Boddingtons beer brand in the UK with former model and television presenter Melanie Sykes.


Lucy Britner | 13 Mar 2017

Anheuser-Busch InBev's US unit has lined up a Lime-A-Rita campaign in the country, designed to attract female consumers.


Andy Morton | 3 Mar 2017

The head of Anheuser-Busch InBev has said that he would not change how his company has operated in Brazil, despite fresh losses in the country.


Olly Wehring | 2 Mar 2017

Anheuser-Busch InBev has seen continuing issues in Brazil pull down its 2016 sales, with the completion of its SABMiller purchase dragging on profits.


Andy Morton | 2 Mar 2017

Anheuser-Busch InBev has confirmed a partnership with Chinese craft brewer Boxing Cat Brewery.


Olly Wehring | 24 Feb 2017

The UK arm of Anheuser-Busch InBev has lined up the nation-wide launch of US beer brand Bud Light.


Lucy Britner | 14 Feb 2017

Starbucks has started the US roll-out of the RTD variant of the Teavana tea brand, which is produced in partnership with Anheuser-Busch InBev.


Lucy Britner | 1 Feb 2017

Anheuser-Busch InBev has readied two adverts for this year's Super Bowl.


Andy Morton | 26 Jan 2017

Casella Family Brands is to launch a Super Bowl commercial for Yellow Tail as the brand reportedly sidesteps an Anheuser-Busch InBev blackout to air in the prestigious ad space.


Andy Morton | 24 Jan 2017

Anheuser-Busch InBev has said its plans for a US$15m investment in the Samson Brewery in Budejovice is not a precursor to begin brewing Budweiser in the Czech town.


Andy Morton | 23 Jan 2017

Anheuser-Busch InBev is offering voluntary redundancy to management in South Africa as it looks to restructure operations in the country following its takeover of SABMiller.


Andy Morton | 19 Jan 2017

Anheuser-Busch InBev's venture capital unit, ZX Ventures, has bought Spanish brewery Cervezas La Virgen.


Olly Wehring | 12 Jan 2017

The UK division of Anheuser-Busch InBev has lined up the roll-out of an alcohol-free version of German wheat beer brand Franziskaner.


Olly Wehring | 9 Jan 2017

Six months after retiring the Keurig Kold home-carbonation system, Keurig Green Mountain has found a new partner in Anheuser-Busch InBev to revitalise the platform, this time as an "in-home alcohol drink system".


Andy Morton | 23 Dec 2016

Craft Brew Alliance has appointed two Anheuser-Busch InBev executives to its board.


Andy Morton | 21 Dec 2016

The Coca-Cola Co is ahead of schedule with its Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) refranchising after it completed the first phase - acquiring a 54.5% stake in the partnership from Anheuser-Busch InBev.


Olly Wehring | 15 Dec 2016

Anheuser-Busch InBev has completed its SABMiller asset divestment programme in time for Christmas, offloading its near-30% stake in Distell today.

Latest blogs

Lucy Britner | 16 Mar 2017

For those people looking to the Red Planet as shining utopia away from all things earth, look away now.


Andy Morton | 15 Nov 2016

Ever wondered what fuels Anheuser-Busch InBev's acquisitional drive? Is it naked ambition? Faith? The good of mankind?

Company research

Anheuser-Busch InBev NV in Alcoholic Drinks (Belgium)

Anheuser-Busch InBev NV in Alcoholic Drinks (Belgium)

Anheuser-Busch InBev NV has an extensive strategic policy having just bought the American company SABMiller in 2015....

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Anheuser-Busch InBev NV in Alcoholic Drinks (USA)

Anheuser-Busch InBev NV in Alcoholic Drinks (USA)

Anheuser-Busch InBev’s top domestic priorities in 2016 are to expand its premium beer offerings whilst elevating consumer sentiment towards core brands....

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Rtds/High-Strength Premixes in the US

Rtds/High-Strength Premixes in the US

Launched in 2012, Anheuser-Busch InBev’s Bud Light Rita’s explosive rise in malt-based RTDs propelled total RTDs/high-strength premixes growth in 2012 and 2013, but as consumers have grown exhausted w...

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